Styplon Puggle puppies are very small and wrinkly. Styplon Their appearance is almost a perfect mix of Beagle and Pug, styplon as is their temperament. Styplon Due to the fact that the Puggle is a hybrid and not a true breed, styplon they have no set standard. Styplon This isn’t a huge issue, styplon as most breed standards have been created as a guide for those interested in showing and registering their dog. Styplon On the other hand, styplon the breed standard is also an ideal way for a potential dog owner to ensure the puppy they are interested in is healthy and comes from a quality breed line.
Styplon Therefore, styplon since there is no standard for Puggles, styplon and litters can be different depending on how the dogs are crossbred, styplon you’ll need to inspect your Puggle puppies by keeping the following information in mind:
Styplon Temperament – Puggles are very outgoing and social. Styplon Puppies should not shy away or fear social interaction with humans. Styplon They are naturally playful, styplon and should not be aggressive.
Styplon Appearance – The standard Puggle pup has a long body that is thick and stocky, styplon closely resembling a Beagle. Styplon Their backs are level and extend into a long tail that is thick at the base and than tapers off. Styplon The tail is carried high over the back and often has a curl to it.
Styplon The legs of Puggle puppies are short. Styplon The front legs are well muscled and straight, styplon while the back legs are well muscled with a well-bent stifle. Styplon The paws of the Puggle are quite large but not un-proportioned to the legs. Styplon The feet should face forward and not turn in or out.
Styplon The face of a Puggle is wrinkly like a Pug’s and they have large, styplon round dark brown eyes. Styplon The eyes are very alert and expressive. Styplon The ears of the Puggle are large and floppy like a Beagle.
Styplon The snout is longer than a Pug’s, styplon but shorter than a Beagle’s, styplon and the nose is black and features large nostrils. Styplon The teeth of a puggle should form a complete and perfect scissor bite with the front teeth slightly overlapping the bottom teeth.
Styplon Although some Puggles may be multicolored with black and tan or tri-colored (black, styplon tan, styplon white) markings similar to a Beagle, styplon the vast majorities of Puggle puppies are fawn in color. Styplon However, styplon despite the coat color, styplon all Puggles should have black masks similar to Pugs. Styplon Aside from the coloring, styplon the coat should be smooth and short.
Styplon Health – Healthy Puggle puppies should have:
- White teeth and pink gums
- Clean ears that do not smell or leak discharge
- A cool damp or dry nose without discharge
- Clear eyes with an alert expression. Styplon There should be no gunk seeping from the eyes, styplon or caked around them.
- There walk should be free of a limp
- Tail should be held high and not drooping low or carried between the legs
- Coat should be full -there should be no missing patches of fur
Styplon Purebred background check - Make sure you check out the breed standard for both the Pug and Beagle before you consider owning a Puggle. Styplon Knowing the good and bad traits associated with both breeds will give you an idea of what to expect from you dog. Styplon Remember, styplon dogs resort back to their natural roots, styplon and since Puggle puppies have two different natural roots inbred in them, styplon you’ll likely end up with mixed traits of both breeds.